Monica Bullock

Monica Bullock

A professional makeup artist and skin care technician, Monica has been working in the beauty industry for over twenty years. From eye makeup to hair care, she relies on her extensive knowledge base to connect with her readers on Yahoo and her blog.
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  • Tips for Minimal Makeup
    Tired of those “overdone” smoky eyes and bold lipsticks? They are fun but sometimes, less is more. You can get a flawless minimalist look at home.
  • How Can I Get Volume in My Fine Hair?
    Love the way Adele piles up her gorgeous hair to get super-sized volume? Me too! As a stylist, I find this sumptuous look is perfect for a special occasion but what if you have fine hair? Is it impossible to pump up fine hair?
  • Makeup for Green Eyes and Blonde Hair
    Need some makeup tips for your green eyes and blonde hair? I can help get you started!
  • The 25 Funniest Bumper Stickers of All Time--Okay, 26!
    From mini cars to trucks, bumper stickers are just entertaining! If you’ve take a ride recently you may have seen one of these signs on the back of a car in front of you.
  • Bad Warm Weather Skin Habits You Should Break
    Is your skin warm weather ready? It’s time to put away those winter skin care tools and products—get ready for dewy-looking skin!
  • Delicious Ways to Make Deviled Eggs
    Is the Easter bunny scheduled to make an appearance at your house this year? If he’s leaving actual hard-boiled eggs behind, try one of these deviled eggs recipes.
  • Peep Themed Easter Party
    Whether you prefer noshing on the pastel bunny variety or can’t get enough of those neon chicks, Peeps is a candy that delights the eye as well as the taste buds. Put these inexpensive treats to work as a theme for your Easter party!
  • Best Sake Bars in Mobile, AL
    Have a hankering for some sake during your trip to Mobile, Alabama? Take a trip to one of these top-notch sake bars for a sampling.
  • Best Two Piece Bathing Suits for the Plus Sized Woman
    Need a two-piece bathing suit that boosts your confidence? I found three that are perfect for the plus sized woman!
  • Sparkling Spring Party Drinks
    Hosting a spring party this year? Add some sparkle to your drink menu with these suggestions and recipes.
  • Best Dance Clubs on the Alabama Gulf Coast
    Planning a trip to the Alabama Gulf Coast and want to shake your booty? Put on those boogey shoes. From disco to classic rock, you’ll find a little something for everyone. There’s a vibrant, growing nightlife in lower Alabama.
  • Get Cozy at One of Mobile, Alabama's Best Dive Bars
    Visiting the Alabama Gulf Coast soon? If you'd like a tip on the best dive bars, we've got four you should check out.
  • Garden Wedding Favors: 7 Whimsical Ideas
    What’s lovelier than a garden wedding? Not only are these outdoor life-events exciting to attend but they give you a wonderful chance to get creative with your gifts and favors. Need some garden favor ideas?
  • Mocha and White Cat Eye Tutorial
    Like the smoky eye, there’s just a hundred ways to wear a cat eye style. Play up those pretty green eyes with a mocha and white cat eye tutorial.
  • The Hot New Cat Eye Makeup
    Well, this sexy look is back but it ain’t black and white anymore! Welcome the new, “color-rific” version of the classic cat eye.
  • 20 Sneaky Places to Hide Easter Eggs--Indoors and Outdoors
    The hunt is on but you want it to last a little while! Kids and adults love finding these colorful treats but sometimes we make it too easy for them. Whether it’s a dyed egg or a plastic one, you’ll have fun placing them in these sneaky places.
  • The Absolute Five Best DIY Facial Peels
    Want younger-looking skin without an expensive trip the spa? You can do it yourself without consulting a physician. A monthly facial peel could be just what you need for firmer looking skin.
  • Seven Little Known Facts About Earth Day
    On April 22, the world will celebrate Earth Day—a day of peace and love for the earth and one another. If you're relatively new to this kind of global party (like me) check out these facts.
  • Treasuring Hunting for Antiques in the Mobile Bay Area
    Often called the “City of Six Flags,” if you want to plunder an area rich in history, you have to visit the Mobile Bay area. Make these four antique shops your destination!
  • Late Night Dining on Mobile Bay
    It’s southern “city by the bay,” Mobile Bay that is. After a night out, grab an appetizer or meal from one of Alabama’s hottest late night restaurants.
  • Fancy Footwear on the Alabama Gulf Coast: The Best Shoe Galleries
    As a shopping aficionado, I know exactly where to find the best shoes on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Next time you plan a shopping trip, plug these stores into your GPS!
  • Spring Eye Makeup: Bright White Trend
    Would you ever think that white eyeshadow would be, well, white hot? For spring it is and I’ve got the skinny on how you can make this trend work for you.
  • Heart Disease Hits Home: Do You Know the Symptoms?
    When it comes to illness and disease, I’ve been pretty lucky. However, shortly after my 40th birthday things began to change. After a diagnosis of heart disease, I began to take this killer seriously.
  • Pink and Green Eye Makeup for Spring
    Ready to try some blasts of color on those lids? It must be spring! Try this pink and green color combination for a bright, colorful eye style.
  • New Makeup Trend: Graphic Eye Design
    Now featuring the newest eye makeup—graphic eye design. At first glance, it may seem a bit challenging to wear but it’s quite simple. I can show you how to rock the latest makeup trend.
  • Cool Blue Eye Makeup for Spring and Summer
    Blue is big and bold this year. What a cool makeup look for warm months! Ready to give this look a try?
  • Get Really Straight Hair Without a Visit From the Salon
    I work in a salon but I know that many of my customers can get that silky, straight look at home. Want to know a few secrets?
  • Sassy Spring Party Shoes for Less Than $50
    With warmer days and perky flowers a plenty, you’ll love stepping out in these popular party shoes. Best of all—you’ll spend less than $50.
  • Crafts for Easter Dinner Table Decorations
    You’ll be gathering around the Easter dinner table soon! Need some decorations? Be inspired with these crafty décor ideas.
  • Rainbow Eyebrow Tutorial
    Feel like wearing playful makeup? You’ve got to try this rainbow eyebrow look. If you have a good makeup brush, you can do it.
  • Ring Around the Rosy Eye Makeup
    Playful and pretty, pink eye makeup is a big winner during the warm weather months. This deep rosy look is perfect for a casual event or a dinner date.
  • How to Wear Olive Eye Makeup
    As the temperatures rise, so does my love for colorful eye makeup. I recently picked up a gorgeous olive eye color that looks great on. Try this gorgeous green for spring.
  • Gray and Yellow Cut Crease Tutorial
    For clearly defined eyes, you have to try the cut crease! With colors like gray and yellow, you have the perfect combination for spring. This handy tutorial will give you tips on this bold, colorful eye makeup.
  • 4 Step Metallic Smokey Eye Tutorial
    What’s everyone wearing this spring? The soft and lustrous-looking smokey eye look, of course. It only takes a few easy steps.
  • Four Specialty Gyms in Mobile, Alabama, That Residents Brag About
    Do you simply want to work up a sweat or do you want a heart-thumping workout? If the answer is the latter, you must try one of these Mobile, Alabama, specialty gyms.
  • Brown Smokey Eye With Black Glitter Tutorial
    This ultra-rich looking eye makeup is a gorgeous evening eye choice. Can you get it? Yes! You can with this tutorial!
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Day Spas: Four Oases of Luxury
    If I took a peek at your Alabama Gulf Coast itinerary, I bet I’d see a visit to one of the many Robert Jones Golf Clubs or maybe one of the beaches. In case you didn’t know, the area has many luxurious day spas, too. Check on of these out!
  • My Experience With PCOS and Secondary Infertility
    After my husband and I married, we couldn’t wait to have a baby. Although I had a healthy six-year-old, it wasn’t easy to get pregnant. I found out that I had PCOS.
  • Nine Ways to Use Peeps
    We love to see them arrive on the grocery store shelves, but how many Peeps can you really eat? If you’ve got too many of these happy little marshmallow candies, we’ve got some great ideas for using them.
  • My Experience With Alternative Treatments for Thyroid Disease
    You can improve your health if you have thyroid disease with some additional changes to your lifestyle. I have had some great success just by making a few changes.
  • Easter Basket Ideas for the Men in Your Life
    Easter baskets aren’t just for kids—grown-ups enjoy receiving them too! It’s pretty easy to choose items for a woman’s basket. But what about a guy? These basket ideas for men will get you started.
  • Three Ways to Make Math Fun for Your Grade Schooler
    I'm a homeschooling parent and sometimes we find math pretty mundane. Every now and then I mix it up with math resources that my grade schooler loves!
  • Five Exciting Easter Egg Decorating Trends
    This year, some dye companies are offering a variety of new colors, even neon shades, but there are actually three egg decorating trends you’ll probably see at local egg hunts. Ready to try them?
  • Six Cool Easter Basket Ideas for Teens
    Perplexed by the basket choices for your teen's Easter? You may have already suspected that the baskets of Easter past won't do. Try these unique basket ideas.
  • Three Keepsake Bunny-Themed Crafts for Easter
    If you want to bring some Easter magic into your home you can’t go wrong with these three bunny crafts. Here you’ll find something for all ages. Grab a few supplies and get crafting!
  • How to Wear Blue Eyeliner for Spring
    So happy that blue eyeliner is back in the spotlight! That’s further proof that spring is on the way. Regardless of your skin tone or eye color, you can wear this beautiful pop of color just like a professional model.
  • The Alabama Gulf Coast: The New Hollywood?
    Could you take a stroll down Government or Royal Street and spot Brad Pitt? With the Alabama Gulf Coast gaining popularity in the film community, it is a possibility.
  • Afternoon Bride Makeup: Bronze Eyes
    Many factors come in to play when selecting bridal makeup. Besides your skin tones and personal style, the time of day matters too. This bright yet subtle bronze eye makeup is perfect for a mid-day event.
  • Who Were the Watchers--Did Crow’s Noah Get It Right?
    The movie "Noah" introduces new characters into the biblical narrative. Did the producers of the movie go too far? What does history say about the Watchers?
  • Spring Adventures in Alabama: Zip Lining Tours
    If you thought you had to travel to an exotic locale to take a zip lining tour, think again! The state of Alabama is the place to go if you are looking for some Gulf Coast Adventure.
  • 3 Tasty Spring Food Trends for 2014
    Yeah! We made it through winter but like most of the country, you’ve probably come through the season with a few extra pounds. Maybe you’re just looking forward to spring foods! If you’re a foodie, keep your eyes open for these three food trends for sprin
  • Seven Amazing Facts About the History and Meaning of Easter
    Easter celebrations are a large part of the US culture but do we really know what this holiday means? You may be surprised by these amazing facts!
  • 8 Wearable Spring Fashion Trends for Every Woman
    Even if you haven’t dug out from the snow yet, you’ll feel a bit warmer with this spring fashion trend review. I’ve pulled up some runway highlights that every woman will want to wear.
  • Easter 2014 Events and Celebrations Along the Alabama Gulf Coast
    There’s no place like the sunny south for spring events like an Easter egg hunt. If you plan a visit to the Alabama Gulf Coast or count yourself a happy resident, you’ll love this Easter event list.
  • Will the Tim Tebow Bill Find Legs in Alabama?
    Homeschool and private school children won't gain access in 2014 to public school sporting programs. The current bill has lost momentum in Alabama. Will it find it again?
  • How to Do Easter Bunny Makeup
    This year you have been nominated to play the role of Easter Bunny but wearing a mask doesn’t appeal to you. Instead of a clumsy face covering, try Easter bunny makeup! This tutorial is easy to use and to wear.
  • Five Totally Doable Ways to Even Out Your Skin Tone
    You don’t have to use a PhD after your name (or a Dr in front of it) to know that skin tone management is crucial for pretty skin. Do you know about these five doable ways to even out those tones?
  • Five Things Readers Want to See in the New 'Game of Thrones' Book
    Maintaining a successful book and television franchise simultaneously requires a bit of magic but somehow George R. R. Martin, the author of the "The Song of Fire and Ice" series has done just that.
  • 10 Must-Have Makeup Brushes Every Girl Should Own
    Makeup brushes aren’t anything new but there seem to be dozens, if not more, brush choices available. Skip the confusion—make sure you have these 10 tools.
  • 5 Cool Eyeshadow Combinations for Spring
    How many times have you opened an eyeshadow kit only to wonder, “How do these colors go together?” If you aren’t sure how to match up those eyeshadows for spring, these five combos are a great way to start.
  • Nine Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Tuberculosis
    On March 24, organizations around the world will promote tuberculosis awareness through outreaches. One of the goals is to inform the public about this disease.
  • Four Must-Try Wine Bars on the Alabama Gulf Coast
    Okay, so the Alabama Gulf Coast isn’t Napa Valley, but it is still host to a large and growing wine community that appreciates a fragrant bouquet and a decadent flavor. This handy guide will point you to four must try wine bars, right in Alabama!
  • Bold Spring Eye Makeup Tutorial
    You’ve got the perfect sundress picked out for a spring party but what about your makeup? If you’d like all eyes to be on you, put your makeup focus on your eyes! This bold spring eye how-to will show you how to do it.
  • Get a Cherry Stained Lip Style
    Think cherry stained lips are only for fall? Au contraire! It’s magnificent for spring when you want all eyes on your lips.
  • Spring's Sexiest Eye Look: Steel Blue
    Blue is the color you wear when you want to put the emphasis on your eyes. (They are the windows of the soul, right?) Blue eye makeup isn’t just for summer—it’s hot for spring too.
  • How to Apply Red Lipstick: 5 Professional Tips
    Okay, truth time! How many red lipsticks do you have rolling around unloved and unwanted in your vanity table drawer? Learn which red lipstick shades you should be wearing.
  • Two Fantastic Evening Makeup Looks for Spring
    Everyone is looking for proof of spring but it can be found right at your vanity table. Join the birds and the flowers and put on your best evening makeup looks for a spring date.
  • Easter on the Alabama Gulf Coast: Three Recipes We Love
    Looking for some southern inspiration for your Easter meal? I'm giving you a peek at my family's menu!
  • Glueless Eyelash Method
    Who doesn’t want some extra flutter when they want to flirt? A pair of false lashes can really make the eyes stand out but struggling with the glue can be a chore. Here’s a glueless eyelash method you can use!
  • What’s in My Makeup Bag? Merle Norman’s Spring Collection!
    Spring is here and I’ve got color on my mind! Goodbye dark berries and black eyeliner—I’m ready to lighten up for the warmer temperatures. I’m a professional makeup artist so yes, I do have more than my share of eyeshadows, lipsticks and cheek colors.
  • Spring Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes
    Clean up your makeup bag with a spring cleaning! I'll show you how clean and store your items, as well as what to toss.
  • 10 Handy Gardening Apps We Really Dig!
    Before you pick up the hoe and sprinkle the seeds, download these apps.
  • Three Easter Crafts for Home Decorating
    Have a penchant for holiday crafting? Check your calendar—Easter is on the way. These three crafts are fun to make and are the perfect decorations for your home.
  • How to Darken Pale Eyebrows
    When your eyebrows look pale but the rest of your hair looks dark, you can look a little "off." If you want to darken your eyebrows, you don't have to dye them. Try these methods!
  • Easter Fingernail Tutorials
    Want a fingernail style that looks sweet? Try these two easy Easter nail tutorials. All you need are a few nail polish shades and basic nail tools.
  • The Right Way to Fire an Employee: Six Tips to Remember
    Watching Donald Trump show contestants the door is entertaining, but in real life, simply shouting, “Your fired!” could land you in hot water. If you need to part ways with an employee, remember these tips for staying out of hot water.
  • Six Forgotten Hot Spots: Best Overlooked Cities in the U.S.
    Some cities get all the love, don’t they? Perhaps you’ve overlooked some of these interesting U.S. hotspots? Review them before you plan your spring break or summer vacation.
  • Choose a Spring Fragrance
    Before you can flutter a pastel-painted eyelid, spring will appear! You’ve selected your makeup wardrobe but what about choosing a fragrance? Get ready for the season with a new perfume!
  • Toddler Crafts and Activities for Cinco De Mayo
    Plan to celebrate the Mexican culture on Cinco de Mayo? Your plans should include crafts and activities for the youngest members of your family.
  • 7 Tips to Stop Nails From Breaking
    Fingernails can be temperamental, can’t they? You file them, love them, paint them but they can break and split like nothing. Do you know how to stop nails from breaking? There’s more than one way!
  • Applying Makeup With Glasses: I'm Nearsighted
    You’re the cute girl in the glasses but some days, it’s hard to look cute. Girls with glasses have to struggle to see during makeup application and this challenge can leave you looking, well, crazy. (I’m nearsighted—I totally get it.)
  • Cute Ways to Wear Hair Bows for Spring
    It’s been a few years since I wore a hair bow but I may have to give it a try this spring. If you’ve found a vintage bow or new one that are mulling wearing, look here for inspiration.
  • Get Bigger Lips in Six Steps
    Dreaming of sporting fuller lips? You aren’t alone! Still, opting for cosmetic surgery can seem like a radical solution. Get bigger lips with makeup in just six steps.
  • Light to Dark Eye Makeup: Gold to Green
    Thankfully, makeup trends are beginning to move away from those stacked, smoky eyes. Do you know how to wear the latest light to dark eye makeup styles?
  • 10 Expert Tips on Spring Makeup
    Is your makeup wardrobe ready for spring? Before you go cruising the department store and pharmacy aisles, review these expert tips for spring makeup. Makeup artist Monica Bullock shares her tips for spring.
  • Best Mini Golf Courses on the Alabama Gulf Coast
    Looking for an outdoor activity for the whole family during your stay on the Alabama Gulf Coast? Whether you live or play here, you’ll find quite a few entertaining outdoor destinations including mini golf courses.
  • Makeup to Wear With Spring Whites
    You can always tell it is spring—white is everywhere! If a white dress, pant suit or capris fit in your spring wardrobe, check out these makeup tips.
  • Makeup for Warm Skin Tones
    Makeup colors change with the seasons but you can’t ignore your undertones. If you have warm skin tones, certain colors will enhance your natural beauty.
  • Slim Your Face With Makeup in Three Steps
    Celebrities aren’t born with perfect bone structure; however your favorite stars do know how to work a makeup brush. Do you know the three steps to slimming your face with makeup?
  • Which Face Primer Should I Use?
    Just a few years ago, the average Jane didn’t worry too much about using a primer. Now this product is a staple of many women. Are you using the right one?
  • Got Game? What’s Hot for Family Game Night
    Well, you argued for family night and now it’s here. Do you spend your time arguing over the remote? Try these 10 family games that everyone will love!
  • St. Patrick's Day Lip Design
    You could show up with green lips for the St. Patrick’s Day bash, but that’s pretty predictable. If you have a few extra minutes and want to wear something a little more interesting, try this out.
  • My Spring Weight Loss Makeover With Nutrisystem
    I ended 2013 with a few extra pounds (okay more than a few), body aches and low self-esteem. This year is looking so much better!
  • How to Spice up Office Friendly Taupe Eyeshadow
    The office isn’t the place to wear glittery eyeshadow or stark cat eye but it is so easy to get stuck in a beauty rut, isn’t it? Pretty up your standard taupe eyeshadow aka “office wear” with a few spring-worthy tips.
  • Do You Know How to Wear an Eyeshadow Trio?
    You bought that trio of shadows because each color looks great on you — individually. Do you know how to use an eyeshadow trio?
  • Which Hair Brush Do I Need?
    You left the salon with gorgeous hair but after the first shampoo and styling at home, your hair has lost that loving feeling. Could it be your hairbrush? Which one do you need?
  • Best Makeup for Cool Skin Tones
    You love trying different makeup shades, but you’ve got cool skin tones. Not everything looks good on. Do you know which makeup shades are best for your gorgeous skin tones?
  • Spring Smoky Eye Tutorial
    We all know and love the smoky eye but what about for spring? Yes! You can use this makeup style by swapping out those dark, sultry shades for eye-opening pastels.
  • Cute Ways to Wear a Scarf for Spring
    Ah, spring! Finally, you can leave that heavy coat at home and embrace some sunshine. Now that you can wear dresses, flats and capris again, why not accessorize with a perky scarf?
  • Bridal Makeup for a Morning Wedding
    Taking advantage of the natural light with a morning wedding? What a great idea! However, you may have to change up your makeup a little.
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